1779 Bothwell Castle


1779 Bothwell Castle by unknownThis wonderful old painting is hanging in the National Gallery of Scotland. The artist is unknown but the content and date is. It features Bothwell Castle in 1779.

In the background on the opposite riverbank are the rather substantial ruins of Blantyre Priory. Just a Century later, the ruins were far less substantial and the Castle was almost entirely overgrown.

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